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What makes Costain different

At Costain, we have a vibrant, challenging and growing business – an environment that provides tremendous opportunities for everybody.

The culture and work ethic within Costain is driven by our values. Our people are the key to Costain's continuing commitment to deliver on our promises. We are a corporately responsible business and we promote integrity, tolerance, teamwork and inclusion.

Everyone at Costain is committed to being:

  • Customer focused
  • Open and honest
  • Safe and environmentally aware
  • Team players
  • Accountable
  • Innovative – improving continuously
  • Natural choice.

Our purpose

Our future success depends on having the very best team of people. Our commitment is to attract, retain and develop the very best people for the Costain Group by providing a challenging and stimulating working environment, where people enjoy their jobs, fulfil their potential and are recognised for their efforts. By investing across the organisation we’ll ensure that we continue to have the skills and resources necessary to deliver exceptional business performance.

How we support our people

Talent comes in many different guises. At Costain we recognise this and work with employees to take them where they want to go rather than where we think they should go. We see each employee as part of our talent group. Not everyone may have the desire to climb the career ladder; we fully support you throughout your career with us, whatever your ambitions may be.


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